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Required and Elective Courses

In the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences, you will obtain a broad-based foundation in biomedical and biological sciences while participating in cutting-edge research alongside dedicated faculty mentors.

Laboratory Rotations

With our laboratory rotation system, you can explore a variety of disciplines before committing to your specific area of research.

During the first year in the program, you will take three laboratory rotations: one in the fall semester and two in the spring. At the end of the first year, you will choose a rotation laboratory where you will conduct your PhD dissertation research. You will complete a fourth rotation at the end of the program.

Course Requirements


You will take two electives in your second semester: